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What are the health effects of legalizing marijuana?

Robert MacCoun, a professor of law and a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, relays the potential risks and benefits of legalizing marijuana. His research focuses on drug policy, and he ...

Dec 05, 2016
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Geophagy—"soil-eating" as an addictive behaviour

Between 30 and 80 percent of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil – this habit is known as geophagy. They often consume between 100 and 400 g per day. "Pregnant and breast-feeding women, in particular, ...

Dec 05, 2016
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